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Holding Hands ... Eating Ice Chips

Holding Hands … Eating Ice Chips

Yesterday, my Mother turned 92 years of age.  It was in the middle of my six day trip to come and care for details regarding her continuing care in a skilled nursing facility.  I arrived angry with the inefficiency of an impersonal medical care machine that often seems to be better at “mass processing” elder […]

Carded By My Mother

Carded By My Mother

On Saturday I arrived in Merced CA to visit my Mom and take care of some things for her.   When I entered her room in the mid-morning, at the skilled nursing facility where she is currently located, she was sleeping.  When I awakened her, I could tell she wasn’t really sure who I was. […]